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Sudan bombs capital of South Sudan border state

AFP
14 April 2012 | Sudan
One person is said to have been killed.  By Adriane Ohanesian (AFP)
One person is said to have been killed. By Adriane Ohanesian (AFP)

JUBA (AFP) - A Sudanese plane bombed Bentiu, capital of the oil-rich South Sudan border state of Unity, on Saturday, a local government spokesman said.

"Three bombs were released next to Bentiu Bridge, and at the moment one person is confirmed killed. But they did not break the bridge," said Gideon Gatfan, spokesman of the Unity State government.

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